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Listen to “Let It Happen”, Tame Impala’s First New Material Since 2012

Listen to “Let It Happen”, Tame Impala’s First New Material Since 2012

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Perth, Australia’s Tame Impala saw their excellent 2012 LP Lonerism propel the band to new levels of international stardom and made the band’s as-of-yet-untitled followup one of the most anticipated albums of 2015.  Yesterday Kevin Parker and company gave the word a taste of what they’ve been up to in the studio with a fantastic 8-minute slice of psych-funk entitled “Let It Happen”.  The blissed-out track is an incredibly enticing peak at the new record, as it has the unmistakable Tame Impala sound, but this time the band’s focus is aimed directly at the dance floor.

Tame Impala has also announced a massive world tour that includes a date here in Portland at the Roseland Theater.  Click here for tickets, the pre-sale begins tomorrow (3/11) at 10am and the on-sale is the next day at 10am as well.  Check out the full list of tour dates and the video for “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” below.

Tame Impala tour dates:

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04-08 Pomona, California – The Fox Theatre
04-10 Indio, California – Coachella
04-17 Indio, California – Coachella
05-08 Austin, Texas – Austin Psych Fest
05-09 New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre
05-10 Atlanta, Georgia – Shaky Knees Music Festival
05-11 Nashville, TN -Ryman Auditorium
05-13 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05-14 Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre
05-15 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
05-16 Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion
05-18 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
05-19 Toronto, Ontario – Massey Hall
05-20 Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
05-22 Boston, MA – Boston Calling
05-25 Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Festival 2015
05-26 Vancouver, British Columbia – Malkin Bowl
05-27 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
05-29 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
05-30 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
05-31 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
06-01 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
06-03 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
06-04 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
06-05 Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival 2015
06-06 Washington, D.C. – Echostage
06-07 New York, NY – Gov Ball Randalls Island
08-20 Viana Do Castelo, Portugal – Paredes de Coura
09-04-06 Dorset, England – End of the Road Festival
09-04-06 Dublin, Ireland – Electric Picnic
09-06 Co. Laois, Ireland – Stradbally Hall
09-08 Glasgow, Scotland – Barrowland
09-09 Liverpool, England – Olympia
09-10-13 Downend, England – Bestival
09-13 Berlin, Germany – Lollapalooza